- n. Plural form of cricket.
- n. US slang, humorous or derisive Absolute silence; no communication. Derived from the cinematic metaphor of chirping crickets at night, signaling (otherwise) complete quiet. May be used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases.
“I'll wait for others who disagree with using religion in the discussion to condemn you for bringing it up. * crickets, crickets*.”
“When Grayson made a comment, they were all up in arms, yet when Coburn made a similar or worse comment ........ crickets from the gop.”
“That sound of crickets is not in your imagination.”
“March 29, 2007 at 02: 56 PM hmmmmm crickets from the 5th District Republican Chairman now ....”
“But instead, what we have heard is the deafening sounds of what middle-schoolers call 'crickets' -- that is, an awkward silence.”
“Judge Marcus Aurelious Knowles, in an old-fashioned walnut armchair, his feet upon a walnut and haircloth footstool -- Bayport folk in those days called such stools "crickets" -- a knitted Afghan thrown over his legs and”
“The crickets are the fact that I'm actually at work and dealing with my investment clients at the moment.”
“The crickets are the result of egg on the face, not fifteen years.”
“For hours that and the prolonged stridulating of the crickets were the only sounds.”
“There are many types of biodegradable trout lures, I prefer the ones called "crickets" and "worms".”
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A sound garden.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. --Walt Whitman
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